Cruises to Trondheim

Trondheim, Norway

Take a memorable Alaska cruise adventure to Trondheim, Norway. Located amidst stunning fjords, Trondheim welcomes you as a captivating port of call on your Norwegian Fjords Cruise. Situated along the Trondheimsfjord, the city offers a perfect blend of historical charm and natural beauty. As you arrive, prepare to be enchanted by the picturesque landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant marine life. Trondheim provides a gateway to awe-inspiring nature, captivating history, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere that will leave you with unforgettable memories of your visit.

Ships typically dock directly in the port of Trondheim, providing convenient access for cruise passengers to explore the city. There is no need for tenders. Ships usually arrive in the morning and depart in the afternoon, allowing ample time to discover the treasures of Trondheim. The harbor area offers a range of facilities, including cafes, restaurants, and shops where you can indulge in local delicacies and browse for souvenirs. Take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront promenade, enjoy the views of the Trondheim skyline, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this bustling harbor.


Trondheim, with its mix of medieval architecture and modern charm, is a town that exudes history and beauty. The town is famous for its iconic Nidaros Cathedral, a stunning Gothic masterpiece and Norway's national shrine. Explore the quaint streets lined with colorful wooden houses, browse local boutiques and art galleries, and immerse yourself in the lively ambiance of Trondheim's vibrant city center. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Archbishop's Palace Museum and learn about the city's fascinating Viking history.

Trondheim is deeply rooted in local culture and native traditions. Discover the rich heritage of the town through its museums and cultural institutions, such as the Trondheim Museum of Art and the Trondheim Folk Museum. Engage with the friendly locals, who take great pride in preserving their cultural customs and traditions. Experience the warmth and hospitality of Trondheim's residents as you explore the town and discover the hidden gems that showcase the true essence of Norwegian culture.

Attractions and Activities

Trondheim offers a variety of exciting adventures and outdoor activities for nature enthusiasts. Embark on a scenic hike to the majestic Bymarka forest, which surrounds the city and offers picturesque trails and panoramic views. Explore nearby natural attractions, such as the stunning Nidelva River and the Trondheim Fjord, where you can partake in activities such as fishing, kayaking, and wildlife spotting. For those seeking adrenaline-pumping adventures, consider joining a thrilling river rafting excursion or taking a bike ride along the scenic routes surrounding Trondheim.

Local Speciality

Trondheim boasts a vibrant culinary scene that showcases a variety of local flavors and traditional Norwegian dishes. Sample local specialties such as "klippfisk," salted and dried cod, or "lutefisk," dried fish soaked in lye. Indulge in delicious seafood dishes, including fresh salmon and shrimp, sourced from the nearby fjords. Don't miss the opportunity to savor traditional Norwegian pastries, such as "lefse" and "kransekake," accompanied by a cup of rich, flavorful coffee. Trondheim's vibrant food scene offers a wide range of dining options, from cozy cafes to fine dining establishments.

While visiting Trondheim, don't miss the opportunity to indulge in the local products and souvenirs that capture the essence of this vibrant city. Explore the charming shops and boutiques, where you can find unique handicrafts, traditional Norwegian clothing, and locally made artworks. Consider purchasing handmade woolen products, such as sweaters or mittens, to keep you warm during your future adventures. Don't forget to taste traditional Norwegian delicacies, such as "røros" cheese and locally produced chocolate, which make for delightful gifts to take home.

Best time to visit Trondheim

The best time to visit Trondheim is during the summer months, from June to August. This period offers longer daylight hours, mild temperatures, and a vibrant atmosphere. You can enjoy outdoor activities, explore the town's landmarks, and take part in local festivals and events. If you wish to experience Trondheim's winter charm and witness the Northern Lights, consider visiting between December and February. The magical winter landscape and the possibility of catching the mesmerizing Aurora Borealis create a truly unforgettable experience.

Trondheim Cruise Schedule

Trondheim beckons you to embark on a remarkable journey through history, culture, and natural beauty. Discover the allure of its medieval architecture, immerse yourself in local traditions, and savor the flavors of authentic Norwegian cuisine. Whether you explore the town's rich heritage, indulge in outdoor adventures, or simply enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, Trondheim offers a captivating experience that will leave a lasting impression. Depart with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the enchanting jewel nestled within the Norwegian fjords.

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Ports of Call: Oslo, Skagen, Kristiansand, Haugesund, Alesund, Kristiansund, Trondheim, Nordfjordeid, Kirkwall, Southampton, Gothenburg, Kiel, Warnemunde, Ronne, Visby, Stockholm, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

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Ports of Call: Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Ronne, Copenhagen, Stavanger, Alesund, Trondheim, Geiranger, Flam, Bergen, Kristiansand, Skagen, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

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Date: July 23, 2024

Ports of Call: Copenhagen, Lysekil, Oslo, Oslo, Kristiansand, Stavanger, Olden, Kristiansund, Trondheim, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Tromso, Leknes, Alesund, Lerwick, Invergordon, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Amsterdam; View Itinerary

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Date: August 19, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki, Riga, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Ronne, Copenhagen, Stavanger, Alesund, Trondheim, Geiranger, Flam, Bergen, Kristiansand, Skagen, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

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Seven Seas Splendor, Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Date: September 3, 2024

Ports of Call: Oslo, Skagen, Stavanger, Flam, Alesund, Trondheim, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Molde, Lerwick, Invergordon, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Bruges, Southampton; View Itinerary